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Letter to the Editor: The Next COVID Challenge – Mass Immunization

The Caribbean is now well placed to obtain one or another proven COVID vaccine through the World Health Organization’s COVAX facility. David Jessop writes that recent breakthroughs mean that governments must address rapidly the complex logistical challenge of citizen immunization.

Op-Ed: Responses to the Windmill as a Visual Icon

Elizabeth Rezende juxtaposes William Cleveland’s lecture on the windmills of St. Croix given at the Society of Virgin Islands Historians with Elisa McKay’s creation of a windmill collage that appears in the 2021 calendar for the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts.

Open forum: Attorney General’s Statement on His Injunction Filed to Stop Registration of Voters...

Attorney General Claude Earl Walker Dear Source: This morning, I filed an action for declaratory and injunctive relief in the Superior Court to prohibit a faction...

Open forum: Light Up the Night Event to Help People With Cancer

Dear Source: News stories tend to start with the “what,” but in this case, the “what”—St. John Cancer Fund’s annual fundraiser, Light Up the Night—is...

Op-Ed: The Future Has Arrived

The deepening GERS crisis, with its potentially huge human, economic and social costs, is also an object lesson in several of the ills that...

Op-ed: Solutions to WAPA Cannot Wait

Water and Power Authority on St. Croix. (File photo) The constant WAPA power outages are demoralizing people and businesses. The psychic toll is heavy. The...

Open forum: Virgin Islands Has State-of-the-Art Medical Care

Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center Dear Source: I am writing to share my experience with the medical community and the Schneider Hospital. I want to...

Chamber Opposes WAPA Rate Increase, Supports Government Paying Its WAPA Bills

St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce statement: The St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce has had the opportunity to meet with Water and Power Authority...

Open forum: Frederiksted Health Care Honors Lena Schulterbrandt

Frederiksted Health Care takes this time to thank the family of the late Lena Schulterbrandt, or “Mrs. Schultie” as we fondly called her, for sharing her with Frederiksted Health Care and the community of St. Croix.

Letter to Editor: USVI Homeschool Administrator Asks For Community Support

To the Virgin Island Community: The Freedom U.S. Virgin Islands homeschoolers have enjoyed for many years will be crushed if the pending homeschool regulations from...